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(3027) Shavarsh

Reference work entry

1978 PQ2. Discovered 1978 Aug. 8 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Shavarsh Vladimirovich Kara-petyan, Armenian sportsman, eleven times the world champion in underwater sports. Also known for heroic deeds, he saved twenty persons in a trolley bus submerged in water from a dam in Erevan. (M 11159)

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